Agave is a genus of succulent plants from America. Some species grow in cold areas and take hard frost, while some others live in tropical climates. Some are tiny dwarfs and some are giants, up to 2 or 3 m wide.
Cold hardy agaves can create an exotic effect in your garden. Agave species make fine companions to palms or cacti. Variegated agaves are incredibly sought after by collectors. Our web shop offers an ever changing selection of species. We ship bare rooted plants, unless otherwise specified.
Cutting of 10-15 cm diameter. A classic of all times in subtropical gardening. It is a mid sized spineless agave native to the cooler plateau of Central Mexico. Rosettes achieve 1 m (3 ft) with spectacular wide, green-blue waxy leaves.
Hard to find agave native to a group of islands in the lesser Caribbean islands. It is definitely a winner, with a nicely shaped rosette of bright green S-shaped leaves with red toothed margins. It is a tropical species and should be kept above 8 C and protected from frost or hail.
This Mexican agave is a very od sterile hybrid, planted commercialy for the production of henequen fibres, similar to the sisal fibres produced by other agave species. Also the henenquen liquour is made out of this species. It is frost hardy to about -5 C or even less.
14-18 cm. A different-looking agave with thin erect stems up to 2 m tall. This species grows somehow like a Yucca. It is native to Oaxaca,and Puebla, in Mexico. This particular form was collected in by the town of Teotitlán del Valle, in Oaxaca, at about 1700 m.
This is a very cold hardy species with thick succulent silver gray leaves, edged with purple-black spines. It is a small plant, less than 1 m tal. It is native to Texas, south of the border with New Mexico, on rocky limestone slopes and grasslands. It can resist temperatures as low - 18 C.
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